Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Anandpur, Jan 15:
In a tragic incident, two constables of the Odisha police were killed in a road mishap late in the afternoon today near Pauchia Chhak of Harichandanpur under Ghatagaon police jurisdiction in Keonjhar district.
Reports said the two constables met with the accident after the motorbike in which they were travelling hit a tree on the roadside.
The deceased constables who were working in the Keonjhar Reserve Police Battalion have been identified as Alokjyoti Das (32) and Susant Nayak (26).
While Alokjyoti died on the spot, Susant who was admitted to the government hospital at Ghatagaon succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment.
The two were on duty at the Ghatagaon police station today. The accident occurred while they were returning to Ghatagaon from Harichandanpur.
While Alokjyoti was a native of Sambapatna village, Susant hailed from Pandapada village.